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Oct 20, 2012 5:30pm PDT
stolen? cbs 5 reporter elizabeth cook says it's possib >>> bike theft is a common problem in the bay area but what if we told you there's a way to track your bike once it's stolen? elizabeth cook says it's possible thanks to an app. >> reporter: if you plan on navigating the city on two wheels, don't get too attached. ever had your bike stolen? >> in san francisco, yes. a couple of times of. >> probably about four bikes over the last 12 years. >> reporter: according to sfpd, 603 bikes were reported stolen last year. >> there are probably 630 stolen since we started talking. >> reporter: the people at price anomics came up with a program who help victims track down their wheels. >> the only really effective way to get your bike back is to look for it and get it back. >> reporter: the site is aptly called the stolen bike finder. just enter in a description of your bike and it will send you an alert if a similar model is found for sale online. >> what they do is throw them in vans and ship them to seattle or l.a. and you don't know where it's going to be so we check everywhere. >> repor
CW
Oct 28, 2012 10:00pm PDT
san francisco civic center. elizabeth cook is out there where they are still celebrating the wins. elizabeth? [ cheering ] >> reporter: fans are just going crazy. you know, they came in just over an hour ago. certainly they feel so excited. this is what it looked like earlier today. [ cheering ] they were all showered with champagne. a lot of folks are headed to at&t park. and if i could see you and you can hear me, i think these fans will be celebrating into the night. back to you. >> yeah, i think they love the fact that the giants won and that there is a camera on them. elizabeth cook, thanks for being there witnessing that firsthand for us. >>> now a moment inside the locker room as the giants celebrate their win. >> yeah, the third base coach leading the champagne charge. he has enjoyed this. >> they look like boys. as if halloween wasn't a reason enough to celebrate on wednesday as dennis mentioned, how about a parade. that's when san francisco will be hosting a parade for the world series champs. they had a million people a year ago. it will begin at 11:00 a.m. >>> even tho
CW
Oct 1, 2012 10:00pm PDT
flagship store in union square. cbs5 elizabeth cook is live in union square where they are getting ready for the grand opening. elizabeth? >> reporter: a professional shopper right there. there's literally dozens of people working inside, trying to get ready for the grand opening of the uni glow on friday morning. and now i'm not allowed to go beyond these barriers, but every once in a while you can get a little peak with the sea and in addition to all the sweaters and the jeans and all the basics that the store is bringing into the city, it is also bringing close to 500 jobs for you and some stiff competition at the stores on the streets here. >> reporter: the chances are you have seen the advertisements. >> and i have seen them like, you know, in every corner of the street. >> reporter: or the high- profile endorsement and wondered what is all the buzz? >> at first they were promoting sushi. >> reporter: no, not fish, fashion. and in just four days, this construction zone will be transformed into long lines, as thousands are anticipated to wait for hours for the opening of uniclow. >>
CW
Oct 11, 2012 10:00pm PDT
, elizabeth cook, on what happened. >> for four-year-old razel, this is more than just a tree. >> this is all trees. we want it to be -- we want it to stay there. >> the nearly 100 foot redwood has been a few feet from her apartment's back door. >> now it's like, they all do. >> it was a highly contested issue. the new west branch project forced five of the redwoods to be cut down. one tree was saved and it was supposed to be the foe focal point. but the trees roots had been damaged by construction equipment. making it unhealthy and unstable. >> i feel devastated by it. it was very sad to watch all the trees be cut down one after the other on a sunny afternoon. >> the library claims the contractors west bay builders, are responsible for the tree's damage. and they signed a contract to protect it. but west bay builders told cbs 5, damage to the tree was unavoidable. rays will love to spend hours in her backyard, now it's just not the same. >> we wanted it to stay up. >> the tree will be removed in the next couple of days and the contractor is expected to pay for damage. in berkeley, eli
CBS
Oct 22, 2012 11:00pm PDT
is on a good hype. >> hooez cook out there among -- elizabeth cook out there among the giants faithful tonight. the weather, that storm was like a fastball aimed at the park, right down the middle. >> look at that video. scutaro loved it. it's okay to get pouring rainfall when you're winning 9-0 than you're losing 9-0. it was amazing, right at the 9th inning, show you video of exactly where the heaviest rainfall was. it wasn't to the north of at & t park, it wasn't to the south of at & t, the heaviest rainfall in the entire bay area was right over the stadium and it led to beautiful pictures coming from at & t park when that game was going on and thankfully when it ended in that giants victory. let's transition to high def doppler live. live me show you what's going on now because there's more rain headed for san fransisco. rain is about 45 minutes away, hayward, union city, getting steady rainfall. this rain moving through sonoma, napa county. vacaville getting heavy rainfall. in vacaville, in the oak aland hills, and half an inch in menlow park and walnut creek. this is roun
CBS
Oct 19, 2012 11:00pm PDT
that may not be true anymore. cbs 5 reporter elizabeth cook shows us the new way to track them down, no matter where they end up. >> reporter: if you plan on navigating the city on two wheels, don't get too attached. >> ever have your bike stolen? >> in san francisco, yes, a couple of times. >> reporter: according to sfpd, 630 bikes were reported stolen last year. >> probably 630 since we started talking. >> reporter: the folks at price came up with a program to get back your wheels. the site is aptly called the stolen bike finder. all you have to do is enter a description of your bike and it will send you an alert if a similar model is found for sale online. >> they ship them to seattle or l.a. and you don't know where it's going to be, so we check everywhere. >> reporter: it's only been up a few days, and it's working. >> people talking in forums about how they actually found their bikes using it. >> reporter: one person is skeptical it's going to make a difference. his advice? remove the temptation. in san francisco, elizabeth cook, cbs 5. >>> gone in a flash. we're getting a fir
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 1:35am PDT
investigation into this crime. elizabeth cook on what the family is doing on its own to try to find the killer. >> reporter: in a stunning show of support, hundreds of family and friends marched behind susie ko's husband and four children as they walked to the vigil. calvin ko spoke to the crowd. >> everybody -- she was such a good mother, that's why i [ inaudible ] i always call her mommy, too. >> reporter: long time friend deanana ceoni spoke, too. >> she did a lot of good things for people. >> reporter: her body was found in her home after her husband called a neighbor to check on her after she didn't pick him up at the airport. she had been stabbed and suffered blunt force trauma to the head. i was so devastated, i -- >> i was so devastated, i couldn't believe it was happening. >> reporter: the hercules don't have all the necessary resources so the f.b.i. is assisting in the case. >> last homicide was 2010, we've had 5 homicides in the last ten years. >> reporter: the f.b.i. hope to allow the family back into the home in the next couple of days to help with the investigation. they'r
CBS
Oct 15, 2012 11:00pm PDT
questions from the audience. romney won the coin toss, so he will go first. elizabeth cook on how the candidates are getting ready. >> reporter: both candidates have had a low profile lately as they prepare for tomorrow night. >> i brought some food! >> reporter: after joking that his debate prep was a, quote, drag the last time around, president obama assured shorters at a campaign office in virginia, he's hitting the books! once again, massachusetts senator john kerry is standing in for romney. the president's team vows he will amp up his performance after a less-than-enthusiastic reception the first time around. >> i think he's going to be aggressive in making the case for his view of where we should go as a country. >> reporter: mitt romney was only seen briefly during his preparations, heading in and out of church yesterday. ohio senator rob portman says the romney campaign is getting ready to rumble. >> i think president obama is going to come out swinging. i think he's going to have to compensate for a poor first debate, and i think that will be consistent with what they've
CBS
Oct 28, 2012 6:30pm PDT
elizabeth cook is with hundreds maybe thousands of fans. >> reporter: definitely a sea of orange and black here at civic center as thousands you said it right, fans pack in to watch their favorite team on the big screen. take a look at city hall. it's illuminated in orange. [ cheering and applause ] getting very excited here, we're in a commercial and they're getting -- amped up. we spoke to a couple of really loyal fans who got here late last night to make sure they had the perfect seat. >> exciting, torture. i've been biting off my nails so i don't have no more nails. >> you think it would be like really cold and boring but we were excited the whole time. we got maybe half an hour of sleep and we've been running on rock stars and energy drinks and it's fun though. it's part of the excitement. >> reporter: now we caught one the mayor -- up with mayor ed lee this evening and he just got permission from major league baseball last night that he could show the game here on the big screen. i asked a couple of fans if they secretly wished that maybe the last game the giants play if th
CBS
Oct 23, 2012 1:35am PDT
, can't keep the fans down. we're going to check out elizabeth cook who is with the crowds tonight. [ cheering ]. . >> reporter: it was the moment giants fans have been waiting for. >> go giants, baby! >> we're back! one more baby, we're coming back. >> reporter: dreams for a world series run are now a reality. >> we need this win, we needed it bad, and we got it. >> reporter: fans climbed over the willy may's statue for a prime spot. >> we got the world series on lock, who knows? we're on top of the world right now. >> reporter: cheering for their team and maybe just as much for their hometown. >> san fransisco is the best. everybody gets along, everybody is on a good hype. >> hooez cook out there among -- elizabeth cook out there among the giants faithful tonight. the weather, that storm was like a fastball aimed at the park, right down the middle. >> look at that video. scutaro loved it. it's okay to get pouring rainfall when you're winning 9-0 than you're losing 9-0. it was amazing, right at the 9th inning, show you video of exactly where the heaviest rainfall was. it wasn't to
CBS
Oct 29, 2012 11:00pm PDT
center plaza. and the fun begins at 11 in the morning. >>> cbs 5 reporter elizabeth cook is at civic center right now. hi, liz. >> reporter: hi, dana. as you can see, city hall is ready. it's still glowing in giants' orange. and truth be told, the fans never stopped celebrating. tens of thousands of them packed in to watch their teams play on the big screen and many of them took their party to at&t park and sfo to welcome their team back home. [ cheering ] >> reporter: now that the boys are back, the party can really start. >> i can't say it, i've had more fun than what i've had this year. >> reporter: the team went straight home to at&t park. >> this is a special group. and, you know, we're not saying good-bye. we'll be here a couple days. >> reporter: players took turns carrying around the commissioner's trophy so the fans could get a good look at the prize. >> we've got a mixture of young guys and older guys this year that kind of makes up the team. they just seem like they're having a blast. >> reporter: the city now gearing up for the big parade on wednesday, setting up barricad
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 11:00pm PDT
for you. target will open their first san francisco store at the metro. cbs5 reporter elizabeth cook takes us on a tour explaning what you won't find. some of the stuff that you normally see at target. >> reporter: these aisles probably look familiar to most people in the bay area. >> clothes, deodorant, shampoo. food sometimes. >> reporter: but until now, folks that live in san francisco had to venture out of town to visit the big red box store. >> like all targets, customers will come here and load up on their basics like the laundry detergent, clothes, even food. but there are a few typical target items that you will not find here like the big bulk items. large pieces of furniture and the giant big screen tvs. essential hi anything that will not fit in a tiny apartment. >> i was surprised that they were able to get in here. >> reporter: he was surprised that the city usually moved towards the pig box stores giving them a warm reception. >> all the blowback that i thought we would get when we started to talk about target, we didn't get it here. >> reporter: they are creating more than 30
CW
Oct 22, 2012 10:00pm PDT
francisco54 year --54 years ago. >>> elizabeth cook is out there and dennis o'donnell will hook up with them in just a second. the giants have never won a 7th deciding game in the playoffs until tonight. the fans put in their trust for matt cain to get it done. big daddy cain delivered with his arm and his bat. rbi single up the box off the cardinal's starter. and to give san francisco the 2- 0 lead. in an inning later, they would need to bust it open with hunter pence, smashing one by the short-stop here and the ball, it will be misplayed in the outfield for everyone to come home. and to make it 5-0 for san francisco. 9-0 giants in the 9th with the rain coming down here. and that's how it ended. take a look. >> that should end it. and now who else, third in a row. and the giants have won that penalty. marco, you heard it all the way over as they will be coming up to their second world series in three years. >> the team that will come back in back-to-back series to get to the world series. >> they don't give up, man. we're going to go out there until the last out, then we're going
CW
Oct 15, 2012 10:00pm PDT
time in a town hall-type discussion with voters. elizabeth cook takes a look at how both men are preparing. liz? >> reporter: well ken, a debate prep has been more like a conclusion for president barack obama and mitt romney, staying behind closed doors as they prepare for tomorrow night's debate. after joking that his debate prep was a, "drag." president obama showed supporters at a campaign office in a weekend of virginia that he is hitting the books. john kerry is standing in for romney. the president's team vowed that they would up their performance after the first time around. >> i think he'll be aggressive in making the case for his view of where we should go as a country. >> mitt romney was only seen briefly during his preparations, heading in and out of church yesterday. the ohio senator says that the romney campaign is getting ready to rumble. >> i think president obama will come out swinging. he'll have to compensate for a poor first debate. and that will be consistent with what they have been doing in this whole campaign. >> now, one thing the candidates do agree on is
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 1:35am PDT
sales. and construction as well. >> reporter: in san francisco, elizabeth cook, can cbs5. >>> those are kids with food allergies skyrocketing with lots of theory as to why. but no one really knows why it's happening. if you do have an allergy, one warm bite could kill. in fact the bay area dad lost his son because of a dessert. cbs5 reporter sharon chin on their crusade to protect 12 million kids and the law he says will save lives. >> it was the most heartbreaking day of our life. >> reporter: it happened four years ago, but they recall every detail. his family vacationed in had mexico, celebrating the oldest son b.j.'s 18th birthday and high school graduation. >> we were walking. then b.j. comes up to be me and says, dad, my throat hurts. can you get me some cough drops? >> reporter: those would be the last words to his father. >> his lips are blue, he's pale gasping for air. >> reporter: he was allergic to peanuts. unknowingly ate some in his chocolate mousse that might. >> he just gets hives and we give him antihistamines and he would be okay. but this time it killed him. >> rep
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. elizabeth cook on why a tree that was supposed to have been saved now has to be cut down. >> reporter: for this 4-year- old this is more than just a tree. >> this is an old tree. we want it to be -- we want it to stay there! >> reporter: the nearly 100- foot redwood has always been just a few feet from her apartment's back door. >> they weren't going to cut it down and now it's like they are cutting it down. >> reporter: it was a highly contested issue. the newest branch project forced five of the redwoods to be cut down. one tree was saved and it was supposed to be the focal point of the new property. according to a letter from the library, the tree's roots had been damaged by construction equipment making it unhealthy and unstable. >> i feel devastated bay it. it was very sad to watch all the trees be cut down one after the other on a sunny afternoon. >> reporter: the library claims the contractors west bay builders are responsible for the tree's damage and they signed a contract to protect it. but west buy builders told cbs 5 damage to the tree was unavoidable when the
CBS
Oct 19, 2012 1:35am PDT
we saw something we don't usually see on the campaign trail. as elizabeth cook shows us, instead of going at each other, president obama and mitt romney went after some laughs. it was kind of nice, liz. >> reporter: on tuesday, sparks were flying on one of the wildest debates we've ever seen. >> hold on a second. >> the -- >> i -- mr. president, i'm still speaking. >> i -- >> mr. president, let me finish. >> reporter: well, tonight the candidates put all that aside and they were actually pretty funny. >> big bird didn't even see it coming. >> just the other day, honey boo boo endorsed me, so that's a big relief. >> reporter: president obama and mitt romney took a break from their contentious campaign for a night of laughs, at a new york charity event. they poked fun at themselves. >> usually when i get invited to gatherings like this, it's just to be the designated driver. >> there are worse things that can happen to you on your anniversary than forgetting to buy a gift. take note, gentlemen. >> reporter: and at each other. >> in the spirit of sesame street, the president's remarks
CBS
Oct 6, 2012 1:35am PDT
. >>> good evening i'm ken bastida. >> i'm elizabeth cook, dana has the night off. california gas prices have never been higher. now we're paying an average of $4.49 per gallon. overnight the price spiked $0.17. now the government may take action. cbs5 reporter sharon chin explains how a simple switch could ease the pain at the pump, sharon? >> reporter: well liz here at this gas station as you can see here, they are high. more than $5 in other locations. it's no mistake, $5.39 a gallon for regular are unleaded at this cupertino station. >> i think it's robbery. >> reporter: californians are paying the highest gas prices in the u.s. an average of $4.49 per gallon a regular. $0.11 higher in san francisco. nowhere near the national average of $3.want. it cost casey nearly $100 to fill up his truck and he has 14 in his company fleet. >> it is tough and, you know it is shocking to see it go up so much while other states are not quite nearly as much. >> reporter: gas soared $0.66 in four days at this north hollywood station and their owner is paying $20,000 more to refill his 8,000 gallon tan
CW
Oct 4, 2012 10:00pm PDT
an aggressive invasion. >>> good evening. i'm elizabeth cook. >> we begin with breaking news on the bay bridge tonight. a car fire on the eastbound approach to the bridge has closed three lanes eastbound. traffic is getting by, but moving very slowly. it happened just about a half hour ago near freemont street. the exit there. at one point the car was fully engulfed, but the flames are out now and just a lot of backed up traffic trying to get out of the city. >>> not just rising fast, the average price for a gallon of gasoline in california, $4.32. that's after going up 9 cents overnight. and as cbs 5 reporter shows us some gas stations are running low. >> reporter: it is worse in than some of the analysts have predicted. at this chevron people were complaining about a 20-cent jump overnight on tuesday. since that time it's gone up another 40 cents. some stations themselves are running on empty. refinery has begun. several costcos have locked up pumps after running out of gas. >> i came to get gas and it's not here. >> reporter: supply is down because a power surge knocked a refiner
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 11:00pm PDT
place. elizabeth cook, cbs 5. >>> the space shuttle endeavour's final journey could be the toughest journey it has ever faced, navigating the streets in los angeles. the shuttle will inch its way from l.a.x. to the california science center. the clearances will be as little as six inches in some spots. >> and what do you do then? >> we just move very carefully, slowly. we tell people to open their windows. >> the shuttle will shuffle along between one and two miles an hour aboard a multi-million dollar transporter that can turn on a dime, allowing endeavour to zig and zag its way past trees and buildings and other obstacles. >>> well, the new iphone knows where you are at all times. turns out, apple has quietly started tracking users again and telling advisers what they want to know. you don't like it? well, here's how to opt out. it's not that easy. pay attention. >> reporter: keeping advertisers from tracking you through your iphone is a lot harder than it should be. from here, where do you think you would go to turn off that tracking? >> hmm. >> reporter: everyone we asked outsid
CW
Oct 2, 2012 10:00pm PDT
pelley will have full debate coverage starting at 6:00. elizabeth cook, cbs 5. >>> what more could california have asked? >> parks were broke, so regular citizens stepped up and digged into the product. >> but the state didn't really need their money. why those of you will not p getting a refind. >> los angeles is cool with medical marijuana again. why the second largest -- why to close down its special coffee out. >> word of wisdom about the sale into a perfect storm. the only question tonight, can muni save the city from drowning in people? find out. park - only to lea >>> they donated their time and money to bail out a beloved state park system, only to learn california really didn't need the help. now, those donors would like their money back. but as cbs 5 reporter explains, the date says no way. >> the most aggravated thing for me is, we worked like the devil for more than a year to raise enough funds to keep the park open for three years and suddenly discover it's not needed. >> winslow and his wife are two of the many people who donated their time and money. all to keep thei
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm PDT
for the bay area this winter. good evening. i'm ken bastida. >> and i'm elizabeth cook. dana has the night off. by the time you wake up tomorrow, it may be a dime higher. the average price for a gallon of gas in california is now 4.32. that's after going up nine cents just last night. and a cbs 5 reporter shows us some california gas stations are running low. kit? >> reporter: liz, it is even worse than the experts have predicted for some gas stations. for example, this chevron in san jose, on tuesday, people were complaining about a 20- cent jump overnight. since that time, the price has gone up another 40 cents. now some gas stations themselves are running empty. >> refinery-ageddon has already begun. several stations have locked up pumps after running out of gas. supply is down because a power surge knocked a refinery in torrence offline. and it's not the only one. a chevron crude oil pipeline through central california is shut down due to safety problems. and the chevron refinery in richmond still hasn't recovered from the fire in august. brace your wallets. >> we have never
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm PDT
reporter elizabeth cook explains whal the fuss is, about uniqlo. ,, -those other store cards... -...preferred shopper... ...club...things... ...kept sending me coupons for cat food. i'm just not a coupon clipper. i buy what i want to buy. can i get a reward for that? [ frank ] introducing something extra from raley's, bel air, and nob hill. you get something extra rewards... ...for the way i shop... for buying the things i like. instant offers, points balance, right here on my smart phone. [ frank ] join today at raley's dotcom, or at your store. ...it rewards you... for being you. [ frank ] raley's, bel air, and nob hill. for food, for family, and now, something extra -- for you. we call this our mission.mpany, green toys teaches children that if i have a milk jug and i stick it in the recycling bin it can turn into something new. chase allows us to buy capital equipment to be able to manufacture in the states to the scale we need to be a global company. with a little luck green toys could be the next great american brand. find what's next for your business starting on wedne
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Oct 10, 2012 11:00pm PDT
%, so you might as well take the plunge with someone you like. in san francisco, elizabeth cook, cbs 5. ,,,, ,,,, >>> we now head to watsonville where the schools were all lit up with lightning strikes today. dozens of lightning strikes reported in and around the bay area. a severe thunderstorm warning was in effect until 5 p.m. but it was allowed to expire. and now, in celebration, in honor of our oakland a's, the radar is live and all lit up, green and gold. let's focus in on some of those areas of gold and yellow. just off the coast, right now, in this cluster between brentwood and right here to the south, that's some pretty heavy rainfall. would not be too surprised if a lightning strike is being reported there as well. tonight with the showers gradually diminishing, 40's and 50's for tomorrow's lows. there's a slight chance of a lingering shower tomorrow, otherwise it will be mostly cloudy and we'll warm up just in time for the weekend. area of low pressure, finally beginning to sag to the south. the rotation, in a counterclockwise fashion, that's why our rain is actually spilling
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Oct 10, 2012 10:00pm PDT
business partner n be a battle. cbs 5 reporter elizabeth cook on the new oe match maker, designed to hep you find you >>> finding the right business partner can be a battle. a new online match-maker designed to help you find your start up soul mate, and hopefully strike it rich. >> reporter: larry page and sergei brend, steve jobs. they were marriages made in entrepreneur heaven. but it isn't easy. >> this is a series relationship f. you're married, you -- if you're married, you may spend more time with this person than your spouse, and it should be someone that you enjoy! >> reporter: founder dating, a virtual cupid for techies looking to find their perfect match for launching a company. jessica cofounded the site after she had a hard time finding someone to start a business with. >> we're trying to enable entrepreneurship. we believe people are the biggest barrier >> gary: . >> reporter: dave made the rounds at aol, yahoo, before deciding he wanted to be his own ceo. he is hoping the site connects him with the right partner. >> it's more important to find the person than the idea.
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Oct 18, 2012 1:35am PDT
things. but until he harasses or actually threatens someone, they won't take action. elizabeth cook, cbs 5. >>> it has been a closely guarded secret for years, the locations of google's data centers containing highly sensitive information about all of us. well, now google is giving us a look inside. cbs 5 reporter kiet do shows us what is behind the curtain. >> reporter: with all the security, barbed wire, surveillance camera and even retina scans, you'd think this place was housing something extremely valuable. well, it is. your private information. google took cbs news on the first and only tour of a place that for years they denied even existed. its data centers. this one in north carolina is one of twelve enormous facilities spread throughout the world. when you enter a q it -- a request, it first gets routed here. data is backed up twice on more than 55,000 servers. critical data is backed up a third time here. >> it's amazing how all of this works, and that it works at all. >> reporter: google has taken a hit in recent years, because the data centers consume huge amounts of electri
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Oct 29, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. they got off that plane with that big trophy. elizabeth cook on how thousands of fans made sure that their return to at&t park was memorable. >> as you can see behind me, they are still glowing. the fans never really stopped celebrating. in fact last night the entire civic plaza center was filled with tens of thousands of people watching the big game on the big screen. and those folks took the party to sfo and at&t park to welcome their team back home. >> reporter: now that the boys are back, the party could really start. >> i can't say that i have had more time than that today. >> reporter: they went straight home to at&t park. >> this is a special group. we're not saying good-bye. we will be here for a couple of days. >> reporter: players took turn carrying the trophy, so the fans could get a good look at the big prize. >> we've got a better mixture of the older and younger guys this year that will make up the team. they seem like they are having a blast. >> reporter: they are gearing up for the big parade on wednesday, setting up the stage and barricades, preparing for the massive
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Oct 30, 2012 10:00pm PDT
sue anyone who damages city property. live in san francisco, elizabeth cook, cbs 5. >> that's not san francisco. that's not the way we behave. we're better than that. >>> crews are putting the finishing touches on tomorrow's parade for the giants world series title. about a million people are expected to swarm the city for the parade. bart expecting record ridership. cal train, golden gate transit are adding extra services. the key tomorrow, have a little patience. that parade begins at 11:00. it starts at the base of market street and will make its way to civic center. that's where the team will show off its trophy and some players will speak to the crowd. you can watch the parade of champions right here on cbs 5 beginning tomorrow at 11:00. we'll have our reporters out there. me and dennis will be talking it up from the studio. we'll stream is live online. >> 101 jawas? the fox antewookie? it's a block buster deal. what to make of the shocking sale that produced a lot of grim faces today in the world known as lucasfilm. >> obamacare is still the law at least for the next couple
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Oct 5, 2012 10:00pm PDT
traffic. good evening, i'm ken bastida. >> and i'm elizabeth cook. breaking news. police are investigating a deadly hit-and-run crash. it happened a little after 8:00 tonight and police say a car hit a man walking on southbound highway 87 just north of highway 82. the victim may have been on a skate board. he died at the scene. officers are looking for the driver who hit him. right now, three right lanes are closed. we don't know when they'll reopen. >>> talk about sticker shock, gasoline prices have never been higher. we are paying an average of $4.49 a gallon. goeff night, the price spiked 17 cents. more in some places. now, the government may step in and take action. cbs 5 reporter, sharon chin explains how a simple switch could ease pain at the pump. >> reporter: we're here in emeryville. you can take a look at the gas prices. they are higher in some areas. more than $5 a gallon. it's no mistake. $5.39 a gallon for regular unleaded at this station. >> that's highway robbery. >> californians are paying the highest prices in the u.s. an average of $4.49 per gallon for regul
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 1:35am PDT
aren't fancy or expensive, and that's the point. cbs 5 reporter elizabeth cook explains what all the fuss is about. >> reporter: chances are, you've seen the advertisements. >> i have seen them, like in every corner of the street. >> reporter: or the high- profile endorsements and you wondered, what's all the buzz about? >> at first i thought they were promoting sushi. >> reporter: no, not fish. fashion. in just four days, this construction zone will be transformed into long lines, as thousands are expected to line up for the grand opening. it started in japan and quickly grew to be a worldwide phenomenon. >> we are a brand that's designed for everyone. and regardless of your income, regardless of your ethnicity, you should be able to find something here. >> reporter: they have four stores in new york and new jersey. and now san francisco. >> this really is the hot bed of innovation, creativity. so we really wanted to be here. >> reporter: it's style is a combination of h and m and american apparel. it's just easy. >> i destroy all my clothing on a regular basis and i do it very quic
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
in your home. as it turns out, being too clean can sometimes backfire. cbs 5 reporter elizabeth cook on the natural phenomenon that's causing people's showers to make them sick. >> reporter: katie couldn't understand what was happening to her. >> initially i thought the cough was just bronchitis. >> reporter: she was out of breath, had a constant cough and was rapidly losing weight. >> i thought that it would go away. >> reporter: she went to doctor after doctor, but it only got worse. finally, katie learned she had an illness called mtn and even more shocking, he likely got it from her shower. >> they are small bacteria. they cause disease in humans, pulmonary disease. >> you don't just contract this illness from the shower. it can be found in any water. the microscopic bacteria can be found in bath water. we took with it. we even drink it. >> human beings are surrounded by these organisms. >> reporter: but the bacteria are extremely resilient and now more and more are getting sick as the bacteria silently destroys lung tissue. >> we've created a better environment for these or
CBS
Oct 25, 2012 1:35am PDT
bag of treats. cbs 5 reporter elizabeth cook shows us, there is a new way for parents to keep tabs on their little monsters. >> reporter: exactly seven days till halloween and kids like gabriel want to have the perfect costume. his mom wants to make sure he's more equipped to handle the tricks than the treats. >> don't be out too late. usually early, like give him a time to come home, and don't talk to people he doesn't know. >> reporter: but when it comes to knowing the area's history of crime, she admits she needs a little help. >> we're not home a lot, so we don't know all the neighbors. >> reporter: enter alert id, an online service that alerts members of dangers in the area, everything from crime trends and natural disasters to helping find missing kids. it was developed by kelly wilson, after she almost lost her three children at great america. >> i thought, after this happened, how can i help other families with lost and missing children? >> reporter: alert id is free and supported by local law enforcement. all you have to do is enter your address and the network will show you
CBS
Oct 26, 2012 5:30pm PDT
elizabeth cook. tonight a formal complaint has been filed against a bay area hotel a well-known musician saying he was a clear victim of discrimination. >> the manager said we don't take credit cards from those people. i said what do you mean? he said, black people. we don't take credit cards from black people. >> this while a white band member was able to check into the hotel, no problem. cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez with the fallout from these allegations. joe. >> reporter: we're talking about a world-renowned guitarist recently nominated to be inducted in the 2013 rock and roll hall of fame but before leo could play a single note at his san francisco gig last week, his visit hit a sour note. he said the hotel manager at the motel hassled him because they are black. >> i would call it racism. >> reporter: he says the travelodge manager demanded a $100 cash deposit from him and each of his african member bandmates but a white band member was allowed to use a credit card. the concert promoter had already booked the rooms with his own credit card. the band called him in to mediate. >> the m
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. for all of us at cbs news all around the world, good night. cook in for dana king. a new leader, and what coule a new direction for the catc church >>> good evening. i'm allen martin. >> i'm elizabeth cook in for dane dawn. a new leader in what could be a new direction for the catholic church in san francisco. >> in a ceremony of ancient church ritual, salvatore cordileone was installed as the archbishop of san francisco. mark sayre on the day of ceremony and protest. mark. >> reporter: well, allen, hundreds of people attended this afternoon's installation ceremony including dignitaries from the catholic church but it is a ceremony that was also met by protestors. archbishop salvatore cordileone walked inside the front doors of st. mary's cathedral at the beginning of the installation ... >> reporter: but just a few hundred feet away protestors opposed him because of his same-sex marriage ban. >> he is about the
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 5:30pm PDT
sunday on "60 minutes." >>> good evening, i'm allen martin. >> and i'm elizabeth cook in for dana king tonight. you have been warned about it all week long. and now it's here. >> oh, yeah. a weekend packed with events all across the bay area. is the weather going to cooperate in meteorologist paul deanno tracking it in the cbs 5 weather center. >> no pressure just a million extra folks on the peninsula the next couple of days. here's what we have setting up because it's the weekend. it's not that warm nor sunny outside and that is a sign of the change that's coming. vallejo, oakland, only 70. fremont 72. san jose only 69. and downtown san francisco 65 degrees. so what is going on this weekend? we'll get lots of details in the second -- i have some video to show you. we have the blue angels in town, eet week hitting the climax this weekend. the blue angels putting on their show tomorrow at 12:30. sunday's show begins at noon. i do think the weather will cooperate for the blue angels and that show in the sky. how about some
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 5:30pm PDT
>>> good evening, i'm elizabeth cook. >> i'm ken bastida. gasoline prices at record highs. bay area drivers are fed up and tonight, some top california leaders are demanding some answers. here's more bad news. the average price in san francisco is now $4.74. in oakland, it's 4.68 a gallon and 4.67 in san jose. cbs 5 reporter phil matier tells us, a couple of powerful state leaders are now calling for a federal investigation. >> reporter: that's right. there's nothing like gas prices around election time to get politicians moving. >> reporter: that was a sampling of the reaction at this oakland gas station to word that governor jerry brown issued an order to allow higher muting winter gas blend to be sold in the state early in the wake of this week's pump busting prices. >> i took the action that the state can
CBS
Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm PDT
nation's east coast. what the storm looks like from space. >>> and check this out. we have elizabeth cook and allen martin with me! checking out some of the best pumpkin patches in the east bay as eyewitness news continues on cbs 5. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. our schools shouldn't be 47th in anything. when i see that our schools are 47th in spending per student, i just can't accept that. proposition 38 bypasses sacramento, and makes education a real priority- with the funding, to our local schoo
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 7:00am EDT
is that story? >> i think it was elizabeth that blew the lid off of it. >> it was me. i know. >> it's everywhere. i know. >> yes. >>> also in "pop news" this morning, cooking shows, gourmet food trucks, but are we ready for chips that taste like cakes and candy? george is. we're talking white chocolate peppermint, cinnamon sugar and pumpkin pie spice. that will only be available -- i thought it was walmart. cinnamon sugar? >> i'm not loving the white chocolate. i'm a big chocolate fan and a big pringles fan. but not the two mixed together. >> any shots? >> we will be snacking on these throughout the show. >>> finally, everybody, we want you to meet the other mr. elliott. he is a prize-winning porker. he was up for sale. he instead was the winner at the fresno fair. can you tell us how we met the other mr. elliott here? >> they named the pig. it won at the fresno fair. now, he's on to the state finals. >> look at mr. elliott's jaunty stance. very much like our own mr. mr. elliott. >> that's more of a regal bearing. >> yes, he does. >> may be on a breakfast plate near you. keep
NBC
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
progresso recipe starters. five delicious cooking sauces you combine with fresh ingredients to make amazing home-cooked meals. ♪ everyone has a story >> it is time to meet our newest everyone has a story contest winner. elizabeth stewart wrote to us about her devastating struggle with infertility. >> let's listen to elizabeth's beautiful letter. >> i would ever know what it was like to hold a baby of my own? this was a question that weighed heavy on my mind for many years. it's just not the right time. you just need to relack. it will happen in god's time. these are just a few of the phrases that i hated to hear. most of the time coming from the mouth of someone that didn't understand struggles with infertility. working at a high school at the time where there were 13 pregnant students didn't make it any easier. finally, after six years of trying, we found out we were expecting twins. i can't even explain the excitement the following weeks brought. finding out that we were going to have one boy and one girl just made it that much more exciting. that excitement was replaced with absolute d
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